Cookie Policy

A cookie is a text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device to make your user experience more efficient and to improve our site. Certain cookies are required for the site to function properly. We may use session Cookies (deleted when you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until deleted).

The following cookies are used on our site:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies − These cookies are essential for the site to function properly. Without them we cannot provide the services you have asked for. For example, remembering your login details to secure areas of the site and some preferences.
  2. Performance/Analytical Cookies − These cookies collect information anonymously on how visitors use our site. This helps us to view the number of visitors, how and when they use the site. For example, we use Google Analytics and the information is only used to improve our website and its services.
  3. Functionality Cookies − These cookies remember you when you return to our website. We can personalise our content for you. For example, greet you by name and remember some of your preferences such as your region or language.
  4. Targeting Cookies − These cookies record your visit to our site, pages visited and links followed. This information is used to make our site and display advertising more relevant to your interests. This information may be shared with third parties for these purposes.
  5. Social Media Cookies − These cookies allow you to share what you have been doing on social media such as LinkedIn and Twitter. Please note these cookies are not in our control and you will need to refer to the respective privacy policies for how their cookies work.
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Functionality cookies PHPSESSID This cookie is essential for our site to recognise you when you return to our site. The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.
Strictly necessary cookies _csrf This cookie is protect you from CSRF attack. Cross-site request forgery, also known as one-click attack or session riding and abbreviated as CSRF or XSRF, is a type of malicious exploit of a website where unauthorized commands are transmitted from a user that the website trusts. Unlike cross-site scripting (XSS), which exploits the trust a user has for a particular site, CSRF exploits the trust that a site has in a user's browser.
Analytical/performance cookies _ga This cookie is essential for our site to estimate our audience size and usage pattern. Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content.
Functionality cookies _language This cookie is essential for our site to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests.
Functionality cookies optimizely This cookie is essential for our site to allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, by allowing you to store items in an electronic shopping basket between visits. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

Third parties (for example, advertising networks, providers of external services such as web traffic and analysis services) may use cookies, over which we have no control. That type of cookie is most likely to be analytical/performance or targeting cookies.

If you would like to delete cookies stored on your computer simply refer to the help and support area of the internet browser you are using. Following the instructions to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Note disabling or deleting our cookies may prevent you from accessing certain areas or features of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all other cookies expire after 90 days.